Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 57 161
Rank change year-on-year -17 +104 +106
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 4,353 2,105 2,994
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.03% 4.66% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.84% 10.59% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,301 1,894 2,713
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,150 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £82,450
UK median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.45% +4.76% +1.94%

.NET Core is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 44,222 19,868 48,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.96% 44.00% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28,705 17,049 40,489
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% +5.31%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in England.

Salary trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Core within the England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 1,724 £75,000 +7.14% 326
South East -5 1,047 £55,000 - 172
North of England -23 635 £47,500 -5.00% 275
Midlands -10 411 £50,000 +11.11% 172
South West +20 372 £50,000 +5.26% 71
North West -26 337 £50,000 - 158
West Midlands +6 294 £50,000 +5.26% 100
Yorkshire -26 205 £45,000 - 90
East Midlands -35 119 £46,750 +10.00% 72
North East +17 93 £37,500 -12.79% 27
East of England -73 89 £52,500 +10.53% 83
.NET Core
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT jobs citing .NET Core also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 4,285 (98.44%) .NET
2 3,774 (86.70%) C#
3 2,607 (59.89%) Azure
4 2,418 (55.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1,987 (45.65%) JavaScript
6 1,921 (44.13%) SQL
7 1,455 (33.43%) SQL Server
8 1,452 (33.36%) Microservices
9 1,412 (32.44%) React
10 1,396 (32.07%) AngularJS
11 1,340 (30.78%) .NET Framework
12 1,188 (27.29%) DevOps
13 1,162 (26.69%) MVC
14 1,133 (26.03%) AWS
15 1,131 (25.98%) TDD
16 1,123 (25.80%) Software Engineering
17 1,106 (25.41%) Full Stack Development
18 1,069 (24.56%) Docker
19 1,036 (23.80%) HTML
20 1,027 (23.59%) CSS
21 999 (22.95%) ASP.NET
22 952 (21.87%) Microsoft
23 947 (21.76%) Scrum
24 928 (21.32%) Finance
25 920 (21.13%) Kubernetes
26 758 (17.41%) ASP.NET Web API
27 713 (16.38%) Git (software)
28 685 (15.74%) TypeScript
29 669 (15.37%) Social Skills
30 600 (13.78%) SOLID

.NET Core
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 120 (2.76%) CMS
2 104 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 70 (1.61%) Umbraco
4 64 (1.47%) IIS
5 60 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 47 (1.08%) EPiServer
7 46 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 44 (1.01%) Confluence
9 42 (0.96%) NServiceBus
10 37 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
11 28 (0.64%) Kentico
12 15 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.30%) IBM Domino
14 11 (0.25%) ArcGIS
15 10 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.18%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.16%) Headless CMS
18 6 (0.14%) Sitefinity
19 4 (0.092%) GeoServer
Applications
1 10 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.069%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.046%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.023%) Figma
Business Applications
1 50 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.37%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.069%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.046%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.023%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.023%) Maximo
8 1 (0.023%) RMDS
8 1 (0.023%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2,607 (59.89%) Azure
2 1,133 (26.03%) AWS
3 422 (9.69%) SaaS
4 405 (9.30%) Serverless
5 319 (7.33%) GCP
6 229 (5.26%) Azure Service Bus
7 173 (3.97%) PaaS
8 143 (3.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 135 (3.10%) Azure Functions
10 121 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
11 103 (2.37%) IaaS
12 93 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 93 (2.14%) GitHub
13 83 (1.91%) Azure Storage
14 82 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
15 75 (1.72%) Azure Service Fabric
16 74 (1.70%) Amazon S3
17 66 (1.52%) NuGet
18 63 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
19 60 (1.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.76%) HTTP
2 32 (0.74%) Firewall
2 32 (0.74%) Internet
3 23 (0.53%) DNS
4 21 (0.48%) VPN
5 16 (0.37%) MQTT
6 14 (0.32%) SMTP
7 10 (0.23%) AMQP
7 10 (0.23%) IPv4
7 10 (0.23%) LAN
7 10 (0.23%) WAN
8 9 (0.21%) Skype
9 6 (0.14%) Network Security
10 5 (0.11%) Broadband
11 2 (0.046%) Wireless
12 1 (0.023%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.023%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.023%) SSH
12 1 (0.023%) SSL
12 1 (0.023%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,455 (33.43%) SQL Server
2 445 (10.22%) NoSQL
3 241 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
4 240 (5.51%) MySQL
5 183 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 174 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 173 (3.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 150 (3.45%) Redis
9 130 (2.99%) MongoDB
10 80 (1.84%) Big Data
11 62 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 47 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
14 42 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
15 37 (0.85%) Power BI
16 35 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (0.78%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.74%) GIS
19 31 (0.71%) Couchbase
20 30 (0.69%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 713 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 307 (7.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 289 (6.64%) TeamCity
4 191 (4.39%) Selenium
5 181 (4.16%) Visual Studio
6 143 (3.29%) NUnit
6 143 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 131 (3.01%) JIRA
8 130 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 127 (2.92%) SpecFlow
10 100 (2.30%) Moq
11 89 (2.04%) webpack
12 88 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
13 70 (1.61%) GitLab
14 65 (1.49%) Cypress.io
15 62 (1.42%) git-flow
16 49 (1.13%) gulp
17 45 (1.03%) Log4Net
18 43 (0.99%) JMeter
19 37 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 928 (21.32%) Finance
2 669 (15.37%) Social Skills
3 136 (3.12%) Retail
4 122 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 121 (2.78%) Banking
6 106 (2.44%) Marketing
7 85 (1.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 80 (1.84%) Public Sector
9 78 (1.79%) Legal
10 67 (1.54%) Games
11 63 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
12 60 (1.38%) Law
13 57 (1.31%) Manufacturing
14 52 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
15 47 (1.08%) Advertising
16 46 (1.06%) Local Government
17 44 (1.01%) Electronics
18 42 (0.96%) Telecoms
19 35 (0.80%) Financial Institution
20 34 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,938 (67.49%) Developer
2 1,549 (35.58%) .NET Developer
3 962 (22.10%) C# Developer
4 846 (19.43%) Senior Developer
5 756 (17.37%) Software Developer
6 589 (13.53%) Software Engineer
7 532 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 486 (11.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 460 (10.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 304 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 274 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 253 (5.81%) Senior C# Developer
13 233 (5.35%) C# Software Developer
13 233 (5.35%) Senior Software Developer
14 229 (5.26%) Lead Developer
15 205 (4.71%) Azure Developer
16 180 (4.14%) Angular Developer
17 161 (3.70%) Architect
18 141 (3.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 135 (3.10%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,285 (98.44%) .NET
2 1,412 (32.44%) React
3 1,396 (32.07%) AngularJS
4 1,340 (30.78%) .NET Framework
5 1,036 (23.80%) HTML
6 1,027 (23.59%) CSS
7 999 (22.95%) ASP.NET
8 758 (17.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 536 (12.31%) Entity Framework
10 480 (11.03%) RESTful
11 462 (10.61%) Web Services
12 447 (10.27%) REST
13 421 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 420 (9.65%) Vue.js
15 368 (8.45%) jQuery
16 314 (7.21%) HTML5
17 288 (6.62%) ASP.NET Core
17 288 (6.62%) Node.js
18 218 (5.01%) RabbitMQ
19 209 (4.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 501 (11.51%) Greenfield Project
2 230 (5.28%) User Experience
3 155 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
4 127 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 113 (2.60%) Legacy Systems
6 112 (2.57%) Cloud Native
7 100 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 63 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 59 (1.36%) Hedge funds
10 56 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 52 (1.19%) N-Tier
12 48 (1.10%) Legacy Applications
13 45 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 42 (0.96%) Tandem
15 41 (0.94%) Virtual Team
16 34 (0.78%) Blog
16 34 (0.78%) Management Information System
17 32 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 30 (0.69%) Derivative
19 27 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 206 (4.73%) Windows
2 201 (4.62%) Linux
3 85 (1.95%) Android
4 63 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 37 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 30 (0.69%) VMS
7 15 (0.34%) Unix
8 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.069%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.023%) Debian
10 1 (0.023%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.023%) SUSE
10 1 (0.023%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.023%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.023%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,418 (55.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,452 (33.36%) Microservices
3 1,188 (27.29%) DevOps
4 1,162 (26.69%) MVC
5 1,131 (25.98%) TDD
6 1,123 (25.80%) Software Engineering
7 1,106 (25.41%) Full Stack Development
8 947 (21.76%) Scrum
9 600 (13.78%) SOLID
10 504 (11.58%) Unit Testing
11 498 (11.44%) Mentoring
12 488 (11.21%) Test Automation
13 476 (10.93%) Fintech
14 459 (10.54%) SDLC
15 371 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
16 367 (8.43%) BDD
17 329 (7.56%) OO
18 328 (7.54%) Web Development
19 313 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
20 312 (7.17%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,774 (86.70%) C#
2 1,987 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 1,921 (44.13%) SQL
4 685 (15.74%) TypeScript
5 312 (7.17%) T-SQL
6 245 (5.63%) PowerShell
7 206 (4.73%) Python
8 181 (4.16%) Java
9 109 (2.50%) C++
10 91 (2.09%) Bash Shell
11 87 (2.00%) ES6
12 83 (1.91%) C
13 68 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 48 (1.10%) VB
15 42 (0.96%) PHP
16 41 (0.94%) Ruby
17 31 (0.71%) Go
18 27 (0.62%) Rust
19 19 (0.44%) Perl
20 14 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 334 (7.67%) Degree
2 197 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.10%) Master's Degree
4 33 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 23 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.069%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.023%) CISA
9 1 (0.023%) CISM
9 1 (0.023%) CISSP
9 1 (0.023%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.023%) ISSEP
9 1 (0.023%) MCAD
9 1 (0.023%) MCPD
9 1 (0.023%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (6.27%) QA
2 44 (1.01%) Accessibility
2 44 (1.01%) PSD2
3 16 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 15 (0.34%) GxP
5 9 (0.21%) GDPR
6 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (0.14%) TickIT
6 6 (0.14%) WCAG
7 4 (0.092%) GRC
7 4 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.046%) NIST
8 2 (0.046%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.023%) COBIT
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.023%) SLA
9 1 (0.023%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,069 (24.56%) Docker
2 32 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.046%) Firmware
5 1 (0.023%) Varnish
5 1 (0.023%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 920 (21.13%) Kubernetes
2 308 (7.08%) Terraform
3 65 (1.49%) Grafana
4 64 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (1.19%) Ansible
6 49 (1.13%) Prometheus
7 45 (1.03%) Opsgenie
8 30 (0.69%) Graphite
8 30 (0.69%) Graylog
9 24 (0.55%) Kibana
10 18 (0.41%) MIIS
11 16 (0.37%) Puppet
11 16 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 15 (0.34%) HAProxy
12 15 (0.34%) logstash
12 15 (0.34%) Pingdom
13 10 (0.23%) SCCM
14 5 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.092%) Rancher
15 4 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 952 (21.87%) Microsoft
2 222 (5.10%) Google
3 98 (2.25%) Oracle
3 98 (2.25%) Xamarin
4 65 (1.49%) Samsung
5 44 (1.01%) Sitecore
6 37 (0.85%) SAP
6 37 (0.85%) Telerik
7 33 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (0.55%) IBM
9 23 (0.53%) Databricks
10 21 (0.48%) Sun
11 20 (0.46%) New Relic
11 20 (0.46%) Nintex
11 20 (0.46%) VMware
12 17 (0.39%) LexisNexis
13 15 (0.34%) Agilent
13 15 (0.34%) GoldenSource
14 14 (0.32%) QAD
14 14 (0.32%) Refinitiv